RONNIE BLAKEY & MITCH ROSS
The repartee between these two could literally go on forever. Mitch Ross and Ronnie Blakey are behind the scenes Australian surfing royalty. Rossy – the Coach, and Ronnie – the voice, know Surfest backwards and all the talent and characters in between. The stories and friendship these two share is something special.
“YOU THINK ABOUT STEPPING STONES INTO CHALLENGER SERIES EVENTS, AND ULTIMATELY CRACK THE C.T., THERE NO BIGGER STOP THAN THIS ONE.
TO MAINTAIN THAT CALIBER OF SURFER ON YOUR HONOUR ROLL, JUST CONTINUES THE LEGACY OF THIS CONTEST”
Surfest Newcastle Australia 2023 is made possible through the support of Burton Automotive, the NSW government and Destination NSW, the City of Newcastle, Reflections Holiday Parks, a crowd funding Newcastle business community, Lake Macquarie City Council, Sanbah Surf and Newcastle and Hunter regional businesses. Surfest 2023 features World Surf League (WSL) professional and amateur surfing contests including the Burton Automotive Pro and the Surfest Women’s Pro (a WSL Qualifying Series 5000 events), the Lake Mac City Pro Junior (a WSL Qualifying Series 1000).